Get Rapid Plans Ltd

Architectural Services

Phone: +44 7507 665812


Get Rapid Plans Ltd

Architectural Services

Phone: 07507 665812


Living in London often means living creatively with space.  But what if your needs have outgrown your current home? A well-designed and executed home extension can be a fantastic way to add valuable living space to your London property, transforming your house and improving your quality of life.

However, navigating the process of a London home extension can feel overwhelming.  Fear not! Here at Get Rapid Plans, your trusted London home extension specialists, we’re here to guide you through the key steps involved, ensuring your project is a success.

1. Define Your Needs & Budget:

Space Requirements: What additional space do you need? A larger kitchen, a dedicated home office, a playroom for the kids, or an extra bedroom? Clearly define your needs to guide the design process.

Budgeting: Set a realistic budget for your project, considering design fees, building costs, materials, and potential planning permission requirements.

2. Explore Your Options:

Extension Types: There are various extension options to consider, each with its advantages. Discuss with an architect the feasibility of single-story extensions, double-story extensions, side return extensions, or wrap-around extensions to find the perfect fit for your property.

Planning Permission: In some cases, planning permission might be required. An architect can advise on the regulations and guide you through the application process.

3.Partner with the Right Professionals:

Architectural Services: An experienced architect team will translate your vision into a functional and beautiful design that adheres to all building regulations and maximises your existing space.

Builder: Choose a reputable and qualified builder with experience in London home extensions to ensure high-quality construction.


4.The Design & Planning Stage:

Concept Design: Work with your architect team to develop a concept design that reflects your needs and preferences.

Detailed Plans: Once the concept is finalized, detailed plans will be drawn up for building regulation approval and construction purposes.

5.Building Regulations & Approvals:

Building Regulations Compliance: Your architectural services will ensure your extension adheres to all relevant building regulations for structural integrity, energy efficiency, and safety.

Planning Permission (if required): If planning permission is needed, your architectural services will guide you through the application process, increasing your chances of approval.

6.Construction & Project Management:

Construction Expertise: A qualified builder will handle the construction phase, ensuring the project is completed on time, within budget, and to the highest standards.

Project Management (Optional): For peace of mind, consider professional project management to oversee the entire construction process.

Expanding Your Horizons: The Types of House Extensions We Can Deliver at Get Rapid Plans

Living in a home that no longer meets your needs can feel stifling.  Here at Get Rapid Plans, we understand that.  That’s why we specialize in creating beautiful and functional home extensions in London, transforming your property and enhancing your lifestyle.

But with so many extension options available, choosing the right one can feel overwhelming.  Fear not!  We’re here to guide you through the most popular types of house extensions we deliver:

1.Loft Conversions:

  • Perfect for: Transforming your underutilized loft into a valuable living space, ideal for bedrooms, bathrooms, or home offices.
  • Benefits: Maximizes existing space without sacrificing garden area, adds significant value to your property, often requires less planning permission compared to ground-floor extensions.

2.Single-Storey Extensions:

  • Perfect for: Adding additional living space like a kitchen extension, dining area, family room, or utility room.
  • Benefits: Cost-effective, relatively simple construction process, ideal for maximizing garden space.

3.Double-Storey Extensions:

  • Perfect for: Creating significant additional space, including bedrooms, bathrooms, home offices, or even a gym.
  • Benefits: Maximizes available footprint, ideal for smaller gardens, adds significant value to your property.

4.Side Return Extensions:

  • Perfect for: Utilizing the unused space along the side of your house, ideal for kitchens, utility rooms, or even cloakrooms.
  • Benefits: Space-saving solutions for terraced properties, often require minimal planning permission hassle.

5.Wrap-Around Extensions:

  • Perfect for: Creating a substantial L-shaped extension, ideal for combining a side return and rear extension for a multi-functional space.
  • Benefits: Offers maximum additional space, perfect for open-plan living areas, creates a bright and airy feel.


Beyond these popular options, we can also explore bespoke solutions to suit your unique needs and property layout.


Get Rapid Plans: Your Partner for a Seamless London Home Extension

At Get Rapid Plans, we understand that planning a London home extension can be complex.  That’s why we offer a comprehensive service, guiding you through every step of the journey, from defining your needs to enjoying your beautiful new space.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • Local Expertise: Our architects possess a deep understanding of London’s planning regulations and can advise on any location-specific considerations.
  • Creative Design Solutions: We don’t just design extensions; we design dream spaces that maximize functionality and aesthetics.
  • Stress-Free Experience: Our clear communication and expert project management ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience.

Ready to transform your London home with a seamless extension? Contact Get Rapid Plans today for a free consultation.  We’ll turn your vision into a reality and help you unlock the full potential of your property!